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"Scheme for Colored Ornament on Marble Door Trim"

CC011.001.001.001.002.008 (RS209250)

Description

Design drawing titled "Scheme for Colored Ornament on Marble Door Trim" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown. Drawing depicts a marble doorway which has a flat cornice with egg-and-dart molding; upper frieze with egg-and-dart molding; lower frieze with row of rosetttes and bottom Greek key band; and fluted Ionic columns on a stepped base flanking each side of door. Contrasting red and green colors are shown on moldings, Greek key banding, column capitals and column bases. Wall is green and has a deep marble baseboard. Title and scale are handprinted at bottom. Lower edge is emobssed with " Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (13 1/2 x 18 inches)
Dimensions
13 1/2x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303655
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.001.002.008

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Ionic order
columns (architectural elements)
doorways
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views
renderings (drawings)

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